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Alt reduced from 110to50 and to20but ferritin changed from300to400during5 months (no pill or drug or hep b, c, liverusond ok). Other factors are normal?
No difference: Whether gastric sleeve or not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Thanks dr. Ryan. They advised me to do the test because of a mild fatty liver hence did hep b & c both negative. How to decrease the fatty liver?
What are the symptoms Oral linchen & what causes it? Am having white webbing inside the cheeks & small tiny bumps that come and go? Symptoms of Hep b&c?
LIchen planus: Your best option is to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I got anti-hbs 39.71 ml reactive & anti-hbcii 0.72 s/co nonreactive. Then took another test elsewhere (hep b/c - negative) had child vaccinated. Means?
ALT 66 with other Liver tests normal & Hep B & C negative after being on Iberet Folic for a month. What it may be?
ALP 215, ALT 66, Hep B & C negative? Doc says u r alright. My reports are attached in profile. Please help me. Wt to do? M 28 male. Not satisfied by doc
An hep b/c transmit between 2 men having anal sex & both men r uninfected with hep b/c? That is can anal sex between uninfected person cause hep b/c?
Hepatitis: Hepatitis b and c are viruses that are transmitted from an infected person to an unifected person. They do not "come out of nowhere". However, it can be difficult to determine when a person became infected, as it is often asymptomatic for long periods of time before detection. ...Read more
Can hep b/c transmit between 2 men having anal sex & both men r uninfected with hep b/c? That is can anal sex between uninfected person cause hep b/c?
No: If every one in the group having anal sex is truly not infected at that time, no one would get hep b/c. The problem arises that if they were tested 4 weeks ago or a week ago & had sex after that with some one + then you are at risk no matter what the test showed. Also condoms are not 100% protection. ...Read more
Cn hep b or c transmit between 2 men having anal sex & both men r uninfected with hep b/c? That is can anal sex between uninfected person cause hep b/c
I want to do a home HIV, Hep. B/C test. I only want a home rapid test kit. Can you recommend a reputable manufacturer or website that sells them?
All are reliable: All home self tests for these infections are FDA approved. Whatever your pharmacy has on the shelf will work fine and be reliable as long as you follow the instructions carefully. There is only such test for HIV (Oraquick®); I don't know about the others. For all of them, be aware it takes time for the test to be reliable after a possible exposure. For HIV/Oraquick, it's 3 months. ...Read more
ALT 65, Hep B, C Negative with other Liver test normal. Doc advised Syrup Silliver. What disease I have? Doc did not tell me & directed not to worry
Tx the pt, not the #: The numbers you present, don't mean much to a physician because it lacks clinical context- why was the test done in the first place? Are you on meds that can affect your WBC counts. More troubling is the prescription for silver colloid. Though silver has antimicrobial features, there is no definitive benefit whatsoever from "silver syrup" or other silver liquid forms. ...Read more
Can High caloric diet be taken for weight gain with ALT 65, ALP 214 Hep B, C Neg? Skinny 99 lbs, 5'6" 29 male. Twig thin born of 28 wks
Good weight: You can get on a good program to help you gain weight. Your focus should be a program focused on whole foods, exercise, and medical supervision. You want to gain good weight - increasing your muscle mass will be a healthy way of increasing your weight. If you just gain weight and it is the wrong kind of weight and the wrong kind of food, you could hurt your liver. ...Read more
Can a teen get hep B, C, D, E, or G from inserting his hand in a public toilet. Do these survive in water. Not sure if he washed hands.?
Hep transmission: Hepatitis A and E are transmitted via the fecal-oral route, the others are transmitted via different mechanisms. Although theoretically possible, it would be unlikely to catch A or E by putting a hand in a public toilet. ...Read more
Copies of Lab reports in Health Files. ALT 65, ALP215. AST38, Bilirubin. 5, Hep B & C negative. Doc says u r alright. I m not satisfied with him.
Repeat it: Alk phos fluctuates and some young men run high especially if it's non-fasting. Your transaminases ALT/AST are a tiny bit high and usually the first step is to repeat the labs off alcohol. Silymarin / milk thistle is worthless in this situation and you should get a screen for Wilson's (urine copper), autoimmunity (ANA etc) and hemochromatosis. Consider getting into physical fitness seriously again ...Read more
My mom's alt:46 and ast:29 in january. Now alt:23 and ast:20. Was slight ALT increase bad? Tested neg for hep b, c. She's on high blood press meds.
ALT barely elevated: Even in january the alt was barely elevated and it is now within normal limits and the earlier level should not be cause for concern. Many medications can affect liver function test results. ...Read more
I am gay and had sex with a man who doesn't hv hep b & c. Will I get hep b & c by having sex with a man who does not hv hep b & c and is not infected?
I got stick with sharp point like sewing need picked tool. I immediately washed with soap water. Blood stopped in a minute. Worry HIV hep b c infect?
Relax: These viruses don't survive after the blood dries. And tool surfaces are seldom blood-contaminated. I'm glad you're careful and health-conscious, but this time, you'll be fine. ...Read more
I went to go get tested for HIV hep b&c and all those STDs well herpes stay one came back positive can I die from this?
Not likely: Almost everyone is hsv1 positive.Get a more detailed answer ›
ALT 70, ALP 215 other LFT normal. Hep B, C negative. Gastroenterologist says I m OK no need more lab n avoid fried food. I never took alcohol. Male 29
Could be: Due post hepatic problems from gall or biliary or head of pancrease (pancrelipase) though no jaundice. Your GI advise seems approptiate ...Read more
ALT 65, AST 214, Hep B, C Neg. 2 Gasteroenterologists its ok & Leave fried food. I live in India. Plz suggest liver friendly foods & other tips if any.
Continue workup: Food isn't the key. You need to have hemochromatosis, Wilson's, and autoimmune hepatitis ruled out. Chances are that this is your liver's way of telling you that it wants you to get back to that fitness-focused lifestyle you enjoyed as a teen. Why not start today? Best wishes. ...Read more
M 28.All fast food diet, ALT turned up 135, mildly fatty liver in ultrasound, had silymarin for 2 wks, alt=113, after 2 more wks, ALT 175! no hep b, c?
Elevated LFT's: If you continued your fast food diet but expected milk thistle to correct the effects on your liver, you now have evidence that this didn't work. There could also be problems with the preparation you used, as some have been associated with elevations in alt. Http://tinyurl. Com/krz5efy drinking alcohol heavily or large quantities of liver-affecting medications like tylenol (acetaminophen) could cause this too. ...Read more
In June ALT 66, ALP 214, Bilirubin. 5, AST 38. Hep B, C negative. Repeated In September, ALT 37, Bilirubin 7umol, ALP 135. Urine yellow. No symptom?
I had negative hiv duo 4 months after sex. I donated blood after 5 months. It was accepted. They do hiv, hep b & c antibody and RNA tests. Am I clear?
What are the possible ways you can get infected with HIV hep b&c I work drawing blood and I always use gloves and wash my hands very often.?
Good practice: This is more than enough to protect you, so long as you do not stick yourself with the needle. ...Read more
I am gay and had sex with a man who doesn't hv hep b & c or other std. Will I get hep b & c by having sex with a man who does not hv hep b & c?
Slight chance.: Hepatitis b/c or now known as hepatitis c is weakly transmitted sexually. It is mostly a blood transmission disease, meaning you need to have direct contact with infected blood. So, blood transfusions, IV drug users sharing needles, needle sticks, and open wounds give higher rates of transmission. It has been known to be transmitted sexually, but weakly. ...Read more